Man charged with arson over Kythira blaze

A 45-year-old man will appear before a Piraeus prosecutor on Wednesday on charges of arson due to negligence.

The man, whose name was not made public, is accused of starting Monday’s blaze in the area of Pitsinianika, Kythira island.

Firefighters managed to contain the fire with the help of four firefighting aircraft.

No houses were threatened by the flames.